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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends. Bipartisan bills that cleared a Senate committee 7-0 this past week would clarify that playing fantasy sports is not gambling, because it is a skill. A state license would be required, however, to operate the type of cash leagues popularized by industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel.

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - A dozen projects restoring habitat for fish and wildlife in and around Michigan's St. Clair River have been completed. Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality says fish, birds, turtles, and pollinators like bees and monarch butterflies will benefit from the restoration work. The projects span from the upper river at Port Huron to the Lake St. Clair delta and restored shoreline, wetlands, tributaries and spawning reefs.

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - A man is in a dispute with a Roman Catholic diocese over his efforts to install a marker at his mother's gravesite at a suburban Chicago cemetery that proclaims her support for victims of "rapist" priests. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jack Ruhl of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was informed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet that it would not allow a marker at the grave of Marguerite Ridgeway at a cemetery the diocese owns in the suburban Wheaton that incudes what it calls "explicit language."

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Dan Gilbert says Detroit's pitch to land Amazon's second headquarters has advantages over competing bids. The Rock Ventures founder tells The Associated Press the Motor City offers a unique opportunity for Amazon to set up shop in the U.S. and Canada. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan asked Gilbert to put the proposal together on behalf of the region. Gilbert says the headquarters are expected to generate $5 billion in investments and create 50,000 jobs.

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